Silly me .
This doesn't sound very plausible as according
to Thomas J Allen , the eircell head of technical policy.
"Eircell is fully committed to ensuring that date changes for the Year
2000 (Y2K) have no impact on our systems and the services we provide to our
We have a Y2K Project team, representing all facets of the company,
who are currently involved in ensuring that our Products and Services are
Thomas J Allen
Head of Technical Policy
Following the link to
you can see that eircell has no millenium problem anymore.
Its totally fixed. Must have been a lone jcb as y2k testing is
surely over at this stage >:-))
----- Original Message -----
From: Gordon McCormick <gmcc at esatclear.ie>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: 19 November 1999 18:48
Subject: Re: [ILUG] [OT] Eircell
> I wrote:
> > Dave Wilson wrote:
> > >
> > > > Well apparently two mobiles in here were down too, both Eircell and
> > > > Dodgyfone. So was our ISDN link to Indigo! Perhaps some
> > > > got hit by a power-cut?
> > >
> > > Unreliable rumour says that the exchange involved was Merrion, and the
> > > cut was applied by a JCB. Can anyone close to Merrion confirm|deny? :)
> > Both Merrion and Priory Park were down, PP is back up now (on wobbly
> > legs)...
> > Doubt it was a JCB hitting both of them...[although...]
>> And now Merrion is back. [Still some legacy issues for the next hour
>> I did see a JCB driving away from dublin very fast with a 00-D license
> plate...part of the y2k testing I presume...
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